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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:Tattvartha Sutra: That Which Is
Translator(s):Tatia, Nathmal
Publisher Name:Harper Collins
Place of Publication:San Francisco and London
Date of Publication:1994
Annotation:This translation from Sanskrit of Umasvati’s second century CE sutra includes an informative background chapter on “Jaina Faith and History,” written by Padmanabh S. Jaini. Tatia’s introduction to the book establishes this sutra as an authoritative text for all Jaina sects and proceeds to illustrate the fundamental Jaina teachings that are found in it such as non-violence, non-absolutism, and non-possession.
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